Los Angeles, CA
Visit by His Grace Bishop Irinej Dobrijevic
November 23, 2008
On Sunday, November 23, 2008 over 200 people from various jurisdictions came together to learn more about IOCC and hear His Grace Bishop Irinej Dobrijevic speak. His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Australia and New Zealand was the featured speaker and shared his personal experiences about working with IOCC in various locales around the world. Before his ordination, the Bishop was an IOCC staff member, and while a priest served on the IOCC Board.
St. Steven’s Serbian Orthodox Cathedral and the IOCC Los Angeles Metropolitan Committee hosted the Annual IOCC dinner. Bishop Maxim and Bishop Joseph were in attendance. Jasmina Boulanger was the Master of Ceremonies, Kaiya Germain, Oksana Germain and Branislav Radakovic provided musical entertainment. Sasha Alexander Ponti of NCIS and Edoardo Ponti (son of Sophia Lorin and Calrlo Ponti) were in attendance.
The event raised over $35,000 for IOCC to provide food to the hungry, shelter to the poor and economic self-sufficiency to those in need.